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  Expand entire thread 'Her Ladyship' SaulComposer 597 11 Jun 30 2009, 5:20pm Jump to last post in thread (by GaladrielTX)

  Expand entire thread 'Of the beginning of days,' and 'Of Aule and Yavanna,' General discussion Hamfast Gamgee 744 10 Sep 3 2009, 1:14pm Jump to last post in thread (by FarFromHome)

  Expand entire thread 'The Athrabeth': continuation of July 2009 thread mae govannen 1116 12 Nov 15 2010, 2:29am Jump to last post in thread (by mae govannen)

  Collapse 'The Fellowship of the Ring' Discussion, Chapter One: A Long-Expected Party Rembrethil 5821 186 Dec 7 2014, 12:30am Jump to last post in thread (by Rembrethil)
       Collapse The Germ of an Epic. (A note on the inspiration and writing of the tale) Rembrethil 5139 39 Dec 7 2014, 12:32am
           Collapse But Tolkien - who knows what Tolkien can do? squire 5097 17 Dec 7 2014, 6:01am
               Collapse It's an opening that has defeated a lot of people I have recommended the story to... noWizardme 5074 15 Dec 7 2014, 2:12pm
                   Collapse Good point…if you don't know what's coming Neldoreth 5073 14 Dec 7 2014, 4:35pm
                       Collapse A lot of Re writing, but as far as I know the story always started at the Shire noWizardme 5049 10 Dec 7 2014, 5:09pm
                           The first several chapters meander badly. Elizabeth 5056 0 Dec 7 2014, 6:52pm
                           Collapse Quick thought Bracegirdle 5044 7 Dec 7 2014, 6:56pm
                               Collapse I'm not sure if I'm following you effectively Magpie 5040 6 Dec 7 2014, 7:43pm
                                   Collapse Can't say as I blame you, I find it hard to comprehend me too Bracegirdle 5036 5 Dec 7 2014, 9:46pm
                                       Collapse I have to admit... Magpie 5056 1 Dec 7 2014, 10:01pm
                                           Sorry you feel that way Magpie Bracegirdle 5002 0 Dec 8 2014, 1:13am
                                       Collapse I think that this is a lot to do about the way in which different readers read (as Bracegirdle has raised)... noWizardme 5014 2 Dec 7 2014, 11:10pm
                                           Agreed Kim 4978 0 Dec 8 2014, 3:59am
                                           Wonderful thoughts. Rembrethil 1456 0 Dec 8 2014, 7:22pm
                           It can be tough on some re-readers too acheron 1509 0 Dec 8 2014, 2:18pm
                       Collapse As I recall... Rembrethil 1481 2 Dec 8 2014, 6:50pm
                           Collapse Close, but not on the mark squire 1484 1 Dec 8 2014, 7:38pm
                               Thanks for the correction! Rembrethil 1458 0 Dec 8 2014, 7:49pm
               A very thorough analysis! Rembrethil 1497 0 Dec 8 2014, 6:31pm
           Collapse The Hobbit rebooted Darkstone 1485 1 Dec 8 2014, 4:51pm
               Thanks for the thoughts. Rembrethil 1463 0 Dec 8 2014, 7:39pm
           Collapse So it begins... sador 1371 7 Dec 10 2014, 2:43pm
               Collapse Most excellent points!!! Rembrethil 1351 5 Dec 10 2014, 7:27pm
                   Collapse This chapter and book reading order CuriousG 1272 4 Dec 10 2014, 9:12pm
                       Collapse Thanks to sador for that original comment... Rembrethil 1240 1 Dec 10 2014, 10:13pm
                           It reminds me... cats16 1252 0 Dec 10 2014, 10:46pm
                       Collapse CuriousG, I have a question Ithilisa 1241 1 Dec 11 2014, 5:38am
                           As CuriousG was quoting me, sador 1241 0 Dec 11 2014, 9:38am
               Eloquent observation CuriousG 1263 0 Dec 10 2014, 8:49pm
           Collapse ? kandyflossnz 1181 6 Dec 13 2014, 2:50am
               Collapse It's just a feature of the boards... Rembrethil 1164 1 Dec 13 2014, 3:31am
                   I'm warming to this...thanks for welcoming me!! kandyflossnz 1197 0 Dec 14 2014, 5:55pm
               Collapse The reason why the subject line is useful... Elizabeth 1474 3 Dec 13 2014, 8:05am
                   Collapse got it, I thonk kandyflossnz 1438 2 Dec 13 2014, 8:22am
                       Collapse you will come to cherish Torn subject lines a.s. 1434 1 Dec 13 2014, 1:55pm
                           Brilliant thank you! !! I do like the threading kandyflossnz 1197 0 Dec 14 2014, 6:04pm
           Collapse Very meta approach, and darn what a lot of background and research's involved Lurker in the Mirk 1165 3 Dec 15 2014, 1:25pm
             Collapse Me scholarly??? Rembrethil 1167 2 Dec 15 2014, 3:42pm
                   Collapse Yes, scholarly, and not just you Lurker in the Mirk 1735 1 Dec 16 2014, 1:28pm
                       Great thoughts. I hope to catch up on Chapter Two. Rembrethil 1739 0 Dec 16 2014, 2:29pm
       Collapse It’s Party time! Rembrethil 5125 38 Dec 7 2014, 12:34am
           Collapse "I know nothing about jools." squire 5056 5 Dec 7 2014, 7:30pm
               Collapse “Very well. It is no good saying any more” - what is Gandalf's implied reservation about Bilbo's 'plan'? noWizardme 4968 1 Dec 8 2014, 10:06am
                   Thanks, that makes a lot of sense.// squire 4962 0 Dec 8 2014, 12:54pm
               Collapse Many thanks for the insights. A few responses Rembrethil 1477 2 Dec 8 2014, 7:06pm
                   Collapse Yes, "holiday" is about the same as 'vacation'and implies a temporary period. noWizardme 1485 1 Dec 8 2014, 7:16pm
                       Yes, it confused me.... Rembrethil 1456 0 Dec 8 2014, 7:47pm
           Collapse The Shire stands for all that may be lost a.s. 5043 4 Dec 7 2014, 8:51pm
               Collapse Yes, my thoughts exactly. Rembrethil 1476 1 Dec 8 2014, 7:10pm
                   Thanks, I haven't done this in quite awhile a.s. 1423 0 Dec 8 2014, 11:13pm
               Collapse risking relating this to tolkien's biography.... noWizardme 1464 1 Dec 8 2014, 7:22pm
                   I think so a.s. 1435 0 Dec 8 2014, 11:41pm
           From party to party CuriousG 5011 0 Dec 7 2014, 11:21pm
           Collapse The Pickwickerman Hobbit Darkstone 1485 1 Dec 8 2014, 7:41pm
             Adam and Jamie? You mean the new Wiz Busters TV show? noWizardme 1460 0 Dec 8 2014, 9:28pm
           Collapse Coming in late-ish with just a small selection of answers... Kerewyn 1351 15 Dec 10 2014, 12:31pm
               Collapse The fireworks had "Elvish runes" a.s. 1347 9 Dec 10 2014, 1:26pm
                   Collapse Wizard's Staffs acheron 1273 8 Dec 10 2014, 8:09pm
                       Collapse We had a discussion about wizard staffs... Rembrethil 1251 1 Dec 10 2014, 8:23pm
                           The Reverend... noWizardme 1264 0 Dec 10 2014, 8:44pm
                       Collapse well...not ENTIRELY "made up" for the movie a.s. 1287 5 Dec 10 2014, 11:40pm
                           Collapse There was a discussion about this a whikle back... Rembrethil 1181 4 Dec 12 2014, 2:14pm
                               Collapse I'd vote for #3 if I have to vote a.s. 1162 3 Dec 13 2014, 2:30am
                                   Collapse It's not set in stone anywhere... Rembrethil 1459 2 Dec 13 2014, 3:46am
                                       Collapse Partly comes from Odin acheron 1191 1 Dec 14 2014, 9:02pm
                                           Ah, yes! Someone made an off-hand comment on it, but now you've jogged my memory. Rembrethil 1169 0 Dec 15 2014, 3:22pm
               PS: welcome and a.s. 1360 0 Dec 10 2014, 1:42pm
               Welcome! Darkstone 1339 0 Dec 10 2014, 3:11pm
               Collapse Welcome Kerewyn! Rembrethil 1239 2 Dec 10 2014, 8:11pm
                   Collapse Thank you for the welcome :) - and my reading tale Kerewyn 1235 1 Dec 11 2014, 10:57pm
                     Thank-YOU for sharing Rembrethil 1194 0 Dec 12 2014, 2:31pm
           Collapse Fishing for leftovers (a very small item) sador 1220 1 Dec 11 2014, 2:21pm
               A few thoughts... Rembrethil 1195 0 Dec 12 2014, 2:26pm
           Collapse OK, I finally have some time to respond! Kim 1167 1 Dec 15 2014, 4:54am
               Thanks for joining! Rembrethil 1183 0 Dec 15 2014, 3:30pm
           Collapse At times, the Party goes ever on, and on Lurker in the Mirk 1174 3 Dec 15 2014, 1:40pm
               Collapse A few thoughts back at'cha! Rembrethil 1744 2 Dec 15 2014, 3:55pm
                   Collapse hmmm Lurker in the Mirk 1714 1 Dec 16 2014, 1:42pm
                       A few thoughts, then on to Chapter Two Rembrethil 1740 0 Dec 16 2014, 2:34pm
       Collapse Now you see me… Rembrethil 5122 91 Dec 7 2014, 12:37am
           Collapse The Speech SamBerry 5011 54 Dec 8 2014, 4:11am
               Collapse Mixed messages indeed! noWizardme 4979 50 Dec 8 2014, 9:44am
                   Collapse passive-agressive, or is Bilbo feeling the influence of The Ring? a.s. 4957 1 Dec 8 2014, 12:42pm
                       feeling isolated, crotchety, restless..could you have...a Ring Of Power? noWizardme 1476 0 Dec 8 2014, 7:01pm
                   There are many ways to see this. Rembrethil 1440 0 Dec 8 2014, 7:34pm
                   Collapse Quite passive-aggressive, to me! cats16 1356 46 Dec 10 2014, 4:20am
                       Collapse I saw it as a bit sharp, but... Rembrethil 1328 45 Dec 10 2014, 7:14pm
                           Collapse I must confess that I never have worked out Hamfast Gamgee 1238 44 Dec 12 2014, 1:08am
                             Collapse Did Bilbo's PowerPoint slides survive? noWizardme 1231 7 Dec 12 2014, 11:53am
                                   Collapse As it happens, yes. squire 1230 6 Dec 12 2014, 7:33pm
                                       Collapse **Mods up**// Elizabeth 1169 1 Dec 12 2014, 7:36pm
                                         ... And up!// noWizardme 1171 0 Dec 12 2014, 7:55pm
                                       That's a hoot! // CuriousG 1163 0 Dec 13 2014, 1:56am
                                       Now...Did you happen to have that laying around... Rembrethil 1160 0 Dec 13 2014, 3:35am
                                       say...do you subcontract out? a.s. 1235 0 Dec 13 2014, 3:53pm
                                       Fantastic acheron 1206 0 Dec 14 2014, 9:05pm
                               Collapse I figure it's a veiled insult + compliment CuriousG 1189 1 Dec 12 2014, 2:40pm
                                   I think it can be percieved either way... Rembrethil 1183 0 Dec 12 2014, 2:57pm
                               Collapse I worked it out this way... Rembrethil 1224 33 Dec 12 2014, 2:52pm
                                   Collapse That dratted semicolon . . . Bracegirdle 1169 32 Dec 13 2014, 2:30am
                                       Collapse I think he's distinguishing between casual acquaintances, and noisome relatives and neighbors. squire 1470 16 Dec 13 2014, 3:42am
                                         Collapse Ooh!! Ooh! I think I know!! Rembrethil 1446 15 Dec 13 2014, 3:55am
                                               Collapse As you are asking about the first half of the semicolon… Bracegirdle 1459 14 Dec 13 2014, 4:29am
                                                   Collapse And the Gaffer, too. cats16 1448 13 Dec 13 2014, 4:42am
                                                     Collapse Ah, yes. You nailed it Cats Bracegirdle 1468 1 Dec 13 2014, 5:02am
                                                         Make that a double take for me. // cats16 1446 0 Dec 13 2014, 6:58am
                                                       Set A, Set B and subset C kandyflossnz 1473 0 Dec 13 2014, 6:19am
                                                       Collapse Was Sam at The Long-expected Party? Bracegirdle 1415 9 Dec 13 2014, 2:01pm
                                                           Conspicuously absent CuriousG 1407 0 Dec 13 2014, 2:15pm
                                                           Collapse Not in the family tent a.s. 1416 7 Dec 13 2014, 2:20pm
                                                               Collapse Good thoughts a.s. and CuriousG Bracegirdle 1440 6 Dec 13 2014, 3:08pm
                                                                   Collapse Agreed with everyone cats16 1222 5 Dec 13 2014, 5:40pm
                                                                       Collapse Is this the quote. . .? Bracegirdle 1248 3 Dec 13 2014, 7:00pm
                                                                           Collapse Yes, that's it! cats16 1222 2 Dec 13 2014, 7:08pm
                                                                               Collapse I had forgotten the Dwarves. . . Bracegirdle 1217 1 Dec 13 2014, 7:36pm
  I can sympatheize with Beorn here. cats16 1201 0 Dec 13 2014, 9:33pm
                                                                       As I recall... Rembrethil 1210 0 Dec 14 2014, 3:01am
                                       Collapse That is one way to see it, but... Rembrethil 1475 14 Dec 13 2014, 3:52am
                                           Collapse yay I found the thread! kandyflossnz 1437 4 Dec 13 2014, 8:31am
                                               Collapse Welcome to the Fellowshipof the Room! // noWizardme 1411 1 Dec 13 2014, 9:12am
                                                   thank you! kandyflossnz 1419 0 Dec 13 2014, 10:19am
                                               Welcome to TORn as a whole…kandyflossnz Bracegirdle 1413 0 Dec 13 2014, 1:15pm
                                               Awesome!! Rembrethil 1212 0 Dec 14 2014, 2:58am
                                           Collapse It's a trap! noWizardme 1425 8 Dec 13 2014, 9:10am
                                               Collapse a master of the semi-colon Bracegirdle 1636 6 Dec 13 2014, 1:30pm
                                                   Loose and free is a good way to put it! noWizardme 1398 0 Dec 13 2014, 3:37pm
                                                   Collapse Since we're talking about semi-colons noWizardme 1736 4 Dec 15 2014, 10:23pm
                                                       Collapse Ah, punctuation! How about the dreaded comma! Bracegirdle 1729 3 Dec 16 2014, 1:02pm
                                                           Collapse Well.... Rembrethil 1741 2 Dec 16 2014, 2:23pm
                                                               Collapse Ouch, Rem Bracegirdle 1741 1 Dec 16 2014, 2:53pm
                                                                 Yeah, I think that the superlative usually refers to one, but... Rembrethil 1788 0 Dec 17 2014, 2:33pm
                                               This would be one of those questions I'd ask him if we ever met... Rembrethil 1198 0 Dec 14 2014, 2:59am
               Collapse Speechifying CuriousG 4985 1 Dec 8 2014, 12:13pm
                   I'm a bit reminded of... cats16 1321 0 Dec 10 2014, 4:11am
               Welcome SamBerry! Rembrethil 1456 0 Dec 8 2014, 7:26pm
           Collapse Why Frodo comes too late noWizardme 1460 1 Dec 8 2014, 7:12pm
               There is the gentalmanly thing to do... Rembrethil 1449 0 Dec 8 2014, 7:45pm
           Bagginsesse Oblige Darkstone 1508 0 Dec 8 2014, 9:37pm
           Collapse We have no idea who Frodo is at this point, which is hard to remember when reading this chapter a second time or more squire 1444 26 Dec 9 2014, 6:22am
               Collapse I do remember my first time Shock that Bilbo was leaving the story so soon, and that it would be about some other character; Frodo!// noWizardme 1433 5 Dec 9 2014, 7:44am
                   Collapse Ditto on Frodo shock CuriousG 1388 4 Dec 9 2014, 3:15pm
                       Why's Bilbo leaving? Bracegirdle 1355 0 Dec 9 2014, 3:42pm
                     Collapse Frodo-shock: sounds like a medical condition! // noWizardme 1348 1 Dec 9 2014, 10:13pm
                         Or Frodo-shock could be a hobbit metallica band. // CuriousG 1345 0 Dec 10 2014, 2:15pm
                       Exit the supposed main character - J RR Tolkien cf George RR Martin noWizardme 1173 0 Dec 14 2014, 6:16pm
               Collapse about those umbrellas a.s. 1407 4 Dec 9 2014, 12:55pm
                   Collapse I can live with the umbrellas more than I can the moth balls. squire 1364 2 Dec 9 2014, 4:42pm
                       Camphor crystals... Darkstone 1355 0 Dec 9 2014, 8:19pm
                       Umbrellas Bracegirdle 1343 0 Dec 9 2014, 9:19pm
                   off on a tangent: umbrellas noWizardme 1350 0 Dec 9 2014, 10:05pm
               Collapse "Any dwarves will do" - dwarves, songs, Checkov's Gun, a hidden pony, a will - various thoughts on Bilbo's escape plan noWizardme 1324 14 Dec 10 2014, 6:06pm
                   Collapse Exactly Darkstone 1335 4 Dec 10 2014, 6:17pm
                       Collapse Yes, I thought so... Rembrethil 1322 3 Dec 10 2014, 7:46pm
                           Collapse Perhaps... cats16 1339 2 Dec 10 2014, 8:03pm
                               Collapse Gildor tells Frodo that "he said farewell to Bilbo on this very spot" (from memory) noWizardme 1263 1 Dec 10 2014, 8:10pm
                                   Ah, yes cats16 1263 0 Dec 10 2014, 8:28pm
                   Collapse I thought of the incongruity of the will also squire 1339 3 Dec 10 2014, 7:41pm
                       Collapse Interesting... Darkstone 1255 1 Dec 10 2014, 8:14pm
                           Now you also remind me... Rembrethil 1262 0 Dec 10 2014, 8:25pm
                       Were there not rumours... Rembrethil 1270 0 Dec 10 2014, 8:18pm
                   Collapse Wonderful thoughts! Rembrethil 1336 2 Dec 10 2014, 7:44pm
                     Collapse "On the road [ with dwarves] again.... " You're doing this earworm thing on purpose :) // noWizardme 1315 1 Dec 10 2014, 8:04pm
                         Aughh!!!! Rembrethil 1271 0 Dec 10 2014, 8:19pm
                   Collapse Chekhov's Gun acheron 1275 1 Dec 10 2014, 8:18pm
                       I think that's a good point- the gun goes off more quickly in the more concise forms.// noWizardme 1270 0 Dec 10 2014, 8:29pm
           Collapse How do you picture Gandalf in Bag End? CuriousG 1224 4 Dec 11 2014, 12:16pm
               Collapse Remember, Gandalf is very short squire 1244 1 Dec 11 2014, 1:02pm
                   "less tall than the others" a.s. 1263 0 Dec 11 2014, 1:10pm
               Well... Darkstone 1217 0 Dec 11 2014, 3:35pm
               Well, I always thought Bag End was a larger place with cathedral type ceilings... Rembrethil 1188 0 Dec 12 2014, 2:20pm
           I'm glad to find you visible. sador 1774 0 Dec 15 2014, 4:53pm
       Collapse A couple of "Pierre Menard" observations... about pace (book vs. Movie) and transition (Bilbo--> Frodo) noWizardme 1233 4 Dec 11 2014, 2:50pm
           Oh acheron 1264 0 Dec 11 2014, 4:12pm
           lol definition of "backarappers" a.s. 1243 0 Dec 11 2014, 4:36pm
           Collapse Was it you sador 1222 1 Dec 11 2014, 6:39pm
               Yes it was me...// noWizardme 1192 0 Dec 11 2014, 11:12pm
     Collapse Wonderful lead-out Rem! Brethil 1179 4 Dec 13 2014, 1:25am
           Collapse only 118 posts--we're just getting started CuriousG 1168 1 Dec 13 2014, 1:56am
               Ahhhhh!!! Rembrethil 1453 0 Dec 13 2014, 3:42am
         Collapse Feel better soon.... Rembrethil 1456 1 Dec 13 2014, 3:40am
             Thank you kindly, dear Rem! // Brethil 1161 0 Dec 15 2014, 3:10am
       Collapse Digging the archives. sador 1185 1 Dec 15 2014, 11:10am
           I'm never sure how/whether to bring archives into these discussions noWizardme 1165 0 Dec 15 2014, 12:20pm
       Collapse *applause* Finally some time to respond, but first! Lurker in the Mirk 1188 2 Dec 15 2014, 12:25pm
           Collapse Hmmm.... Maybe... Rembrethil 1185 1 Dec 15 2014, 3:32pm
               You're too modest here Lurker in the Mirk 1734 0 Dec 16 2014, 12:58pm

  Expand entire thread 'The problem of magic' in Tolkien noWizardme 4421 24 Dec 31 2012, 3:05pm Jump to last post in thread (by Nolofinwe)

  Expand entire thread 'Tis the time when May first looks toward June... FarFromHome 2145 4 May 30 2017, 10:03am Jump to last post in thread (by FarFromHome)

  Expand entire thread (Old) History of the Hobbit Review Malveth The Eternal 769 9 Jan 12 2010, 11:04pm Jump to last post in thread (by Malveth The Eternal)

  Expand entire thread * * * A Warm Welcome * * * 1 - approaching Doom telain 1482 7 Sep 16 2012, 11:38pm Jump to last post in thread (by dernwyn)

  Expand entire thread * * * The Hobbit read-through: Chapter 12 - Inside Information (Part One) Roverandom 1545 17 Aug 11, 11:17pm Jump to last post in thread (by Hamfast Gamgee)

  Expand entire thread * * * The Hobbit read-through: Chapter 12 - Inside Information (Part Two) Roverandom 1380 17 Aug 13, 7:13pm Jump to last post in thread (by CuriousG)

  Expand entire thread * * * The Hobbit read-through: Chapter 7 - Queer Lodgings Roverandom 4541 41 Jul 8, 8:01pm Jump to last post in thread (by Otaku-sempai)

  Expand entire thread * * A Warm Welcome * * 2 - extracting Dwarves from barrels is no easy task telain 1304 3 Sep 19 2012, 8:19am Jump to last post in thread (by sador)

  Expand entire thread * * A Warm Welcome * * 3 - final questions and wrap-up telain 1605 7 Sep 19 2012, 2:33pm Jump to last post in thread (by sador)

  Expand entire thread * * Barrels out of Bond * * 1: Prisoners dormouse 1153 6 Sep 10 2012, 1:08am Jump to last post in thread (by dernwyn)

  Expand entire thread * * Barrels out of Bond * * 2: The unseen guest dormouse 1736 13 Sep 10 2012, 3:11pm Jump to last post in thread (by sador)
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